EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon middle distance runner Elijah Greer entered his senior season with not only a new look, but a new attitude. And now, the Oregon native enters the 2013 NCAA Track & Field Championships as the favorite to win the 800 meter title.
EUGENE, Ore.– Oregon natives Sam Crouser and Greg Skipper were destined to be Ducks. Oregon track and field was the pond the young ducks grew up in. Both come from prominent families in Duck history. Crouser is the latest member from the “First Family of Throwing,” and Skipper’s family tree also has roots entrenched in … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — His real name is McClellan Verne Fleet, but he’s better known in these parts as Mac. Mac Fleet. “It’s a nickname or name that people in the running world or people up at Oregon kind of gave me. And it works, it sounds good,” said Fleet. The highs came early on for … Continue reading »
Eugene, Ore. — Nine years ago, as a seventh grader, Jordan Hasay made her Hayward Field debut at the USATF Junior Olympics. Now, she is preparing for final meet as an Oregon Duck. In the first of our series profiling the Men and Women of Oregon before the NCAA Championships, KEZI 9 News Sports Director … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon’s Liz Brenner is one of 10 NCAA athletes up for Sports Illustrated’s Athlete of the Year, and the only multi-sport athlete on the list. Brenner is a powerhouse for the Ducks in four sports as a member of the volleyball, basketball, softball, and track and field teams at … Continue reading »